Kentucky Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass met with local superintendents on Aug. 1 to ensure the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) addresses the real-time needs of districts most impacted by severe flooding that has devastated parts of eastern Kentucky.
Eminence superintendent discusses importance of deeper learning experiences for Kentucky students during KDE webcast
Joined by Kentucky’s Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass, Buddy Berry, superintendent of Eminence Independent shared the decisions behind why his district has prioritized deeper learning during the Kentucky Department of Education’s June Superintendents Webcast.
Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass met with school district leaders on Tuesday for the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) May Superintendents Webcast, where they discussed Kentuckians’ new vision for public education, United We Learn, and how those districts will play a role in reimagining the future of learning in the Commonwealth.
Robert Asberry started on a new career path July 1 as the Hancock County superintendent. He succeeds Kyle Estes, who stepped down as superintendent after nine years of service.
Following last week’s ruling from the Franklin Circuit Court that found portions of House Bill 563 unconstitutional, leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education convened district leaders on Oct. 12 for its monthly superintendent’s webcast to answer questions surrounding the legislation.
Dennis Messer has a new role in education. On July 1 he took on the position of superintendent for Barbourville Independent. He replaced Lenora Kay Dixon, who retired at the end of June.
Anna Shepherd was named superintendent for Floyd County schools on July 26, replacing Danny Adkins, who resigned and is now superintendent of Woodford County. Awarded a four-year contract, Shepherd previously served as chief early childhood officer and interim superintendent in the district.
Northern Kentucky native Brian Robinson has always been drawn to the classroom and that lure led to a career in education. On July 1, he became superintendent of Fort Thomas Independent Schools (FTIS), replacing Karen Cheser, who retired at the end of June.
New Casey County Superintendent Barry Lee focuses on making sure students understand academics and life
Barry Lee is starting his 20th year in education as the new Casey County superintendent. A native of Casey County, Lee graduated from Casey County High School in 1996. He went on to earn his bachelor’s degree in public relations from Eastern Kentucky University as a first-generation college student.
Jason Radford is on a new educational journey, beginning his tenure as the new Oldham County superintendent July 1. He replaces Greg Schultz, who retired June 30, following five years at Oldham County and a total of 31 years in education.